Tag: VIPD Economic Crime Unit

Security Camera Surveillance Footage Assists Economic Crime Unit In Making Arrest

KINGSHILL — Detectives from the Economic Crimes Unit initiated a grand larceny investigation on February 1. The investigation revealed that Joseph Daniel Henschel entered a parked vehicle located in a residential area and stole several items including a Banco Popular debit card, which he used to purchase items totaling $1,472.26, at The Home Depot and […]

2 Women Go On Shopping Spree At Walmart With Stolen Credit Card: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas women were charged after allegedly going on a shopping spree at Walmart using a stolen credit card, authorities said. Imai Demming, 22, of Michael Kirwan Terrace was arrested at 12:13 p.m., Monday and Mayasia Smith, 23, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and charged with fraudulent […]

Smithfield Man Arrested For Passing $1,440 In Counterfeit Checks: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — An unemployed St. Croix man was arrested Monday by detectives for passing more than $1,440 in counterfeit checks, authorities said. Javier Crispin, 34, of Smithfield, was arrested at 12:42 p.m. Monday and charged with passing forged bills or notes, grand larceny, forgery, and obtaining money by false pretense, the Virgin Islands Police Department […]

St. Croix Man Wanted For Allegedly Using Debit Card To Get Cash Without Permission

KINGSHILL — The VIPD’s Economic Crime Unit said Monday it has an arrest warrant for a St. Croix man. Keith Drigo Jr., 28, of Strawberry Hill, is wanted by police because he allegedly used a debit card without permission to take $4,000 from a relative’s bank account, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Drigo was […]

Williams Delight Man Arrested For Allegedly Using Senior’s Credit Card: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man is facing numerous charges after police said he targeted a senior citizen in order to make illicit purchases with their credit card without permission. Jeffrey Jones, 38, of Williams Delight, was arrested at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday and charged with obtaining money by false pretense, grand larceny and aggravated identity […]

Paradise Woman Who Deposited Fraudulent $900+ Check Arrested: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD’s Economic Crime Unit arrested a Paradise woman on Tuesday evening for forgery and grand larceny in connection to a check kiting scheme, authorities said. Brittney Nicholas, ,21, of Louis E. Brown Villas, was arrested at 6:21 p.m. and charged with obtaining money by false pretense, passing forged bills or notes and grand […]

Cane Carlton Man Arrested After Depositing $5,000 In Fraudulent Checks: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on a warrant by the VIPD Economic Crime after detectives said he deposited at least $5,000 in fraudulent checks into his bank account. Kareem Edwards, 38, of Cane Carlton, was arrested at 10:35 a.m. today and charged with obtaining money by false pretense and grand larceny, the […]